Episode 46 – Channel 4 fights for Black Mirror

With the show’s producers signed up to Netflix, can Channel 4 keep hold of the first-look rights – and what does it mean for the relationship between broadcasters and indies? Olly Mann is joined by Leon Wilson (MD, Talkback) and Scott Bryan (Buzzfeed) to discuss this and the other top media stories. Also on the programme: as John Whittingdale thinks the BBC’s new board should be appointed by the Government, we find out why a lot of people think that’s a bad idea. Plus – more on the Guardian’s cost cutting woes, Capital Radio goes ad free (sort of) and we think you’ll like this week’s Media Quiz… not a lot, but you’ll like it. Keep the Media Podcast on the air: themediapodcast.com/donate Thanks to Broadcast Magazine for supplying an audio clip from their Indie Summit. Read more at broadcastnow.co.uk  ]]>

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